Skincare Review: Plant Apothecary

Wanting to promote healthy ingredients, environmental friendliness, and social responsibility, couple Holly McWhorter and Bjarke Ballisager created Plant Apothecary, an overall wellness brand aimed to moisturize, purify, de-stress, exfoliate any skin. Their uses aromatherapy and herbalism to create plant-based products that are vegan, cruelty-free and are made without gluten, GMO, petroleum, parabens, phthalates, sulfates, and silicones. The…… Continue reading Skincare Review: Plant Apothecary

Makeup Review: Ogee Sculpted Lip Oil and Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil

I have already gotten to the point where my makeup routine has become a part of my muscle memory – SPF, liquid foundation, brows pencil, blush, and lip color. It’s safe, it works, but it doesn’t mean it’s boring. I get to have my fun by choosing a variety of lip colors. So, I was…… Continue reading Makeup Review: Ogee Sculpted Lip Oil and Tinted Sculpted Lip Oil

Brand Overview: Oh+August

Promising to strengthen, brighten, and soothe tired, stressed skin without irritation, Oh+August create skincare products that are #crueltyfree and #vegan. Their products are also formulated without parabens, sulfates, silicones, gluten, talc, and carcinogen. Surprisingly made in a watery texture, the Detoxifying Charcoal Mask ($60) aims to cleanse the skin, eliminate dirt and oil, and minimize…… Continue reading Brand Overview: Oh+August

Skincare Review: So Wiped Tropical Face Wipes, Total Zen Calming Lavender Mousse Cleanser, and No Glow Anti-Shine Stick

One of the first cleansers I have was the foaming facial cleanser from Clean&Clear, that was more than 20 years ago. Now, the band released a new line of products, C&C by Clean&Clear, that fight acne and blemishes while promising to be cruelty-free, gluten-free, vegan, and without oil, paraben, soy, sulfate, and synthetic color. The…… Continue reading Skincare Review: So Wiped Tropical Face Wipes, Total Zen Calming Lavender Mousse Cleanser, and No Glow Anti-Shine Stick

Makeup Review: BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF 25 and BarePro Longwear Lipstick

I wear makeup every day but I wouldn’t call myself an expert. I just stay on my lane, do my makeup for not more than 30 minutes and hope it sticks the rest of the day. So when BareMinerals sent me a stick foundation and a couple of matte lipsticks, I felt like they really…… Continue reading Makeup Review: BareMinerals Complexion Rescue Hydrating Foundation Stick SPF 25 and BarePro Longwear Lipstick